Vasily Zaytsev’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

March 23, 1915

Death Date

December 15, 1991

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death



War Hero

The war hero Vasily Zaytsev died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Soviet sniper who killed 225 enemy soldiers during WWII in the 1942 Battle of Stalingrad.

He worked as a clerk in the Soviet Navy until the Germans invaded the Soviet Union.

He worked closely with a friend to change positions while shooting. This allowed him to become more deadly.

His grandfather taught him how to shoot.

He was played by actor Jude Law in the 2001 film Enemy at the Gates.